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MAUROIS, ANDRE
Binding L'Amerique Inattendue
Paris, Editions Mornay, 1931. 19 cm, Hardcover. 185 pp. Black & White images. Conditie: Good, Bound in full leather binding with original cover bound in. With slipcase (marbled paper). Some wear to slipcase and some splitting. Binding with some wear. Bookblock in good condition. Top edge gilt. Printed in a limited number of 1841 for sale and 57 not for sale. This is number 1152 printed on Marais. With portrait of author by Berthold Mahn.
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Book number: 9460
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MAUROIS, ANDRE
Le Cercle de Famille
Paris, Bernard Grasset, 1932. 19 cm, Hardcover. 339 pp. No images. Conditie: Good, Bound in full leather binding with original cover bound in. Marbled end papers. With slipcase. Some wear to slipcase. Binding with some wear. Bookblock in good condition. Top edge gilt. Printed in a limited number. This is number 2835 printed on Alfa. Signed by author on half title.
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Book number: 9459
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MAUROIS, ANDRE
Climats
Paris, Bernard Grasset, 1928. 19 cm, Hardcover. 286 pp. No images. Conditie: Good, Bound in half leather binding with original cover bound in. Marbled end papers. Some wear to slipcase and some splitting. Binding with some wear. Bookblock in good condition. Top edge gilt. Printed in a limited number. This is number 2718 printed on Alfa.
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Book number: 9461
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MAXTON, JAMES
If I Were Dictator
London, Methuen and Co. Ltd., 1935. Hardcover, met stofomslag. 109 pp. No images. Conditie: Good. Including note from the publisher. This was sent as a review copy. The publishers asks not to publish a review prior to the publication date (march 28 1935). The date on the note is stamped, the rest of the note is printed.
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Book number: 7276
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MCGEE, T.G., WARD, R.G. & DRAKAKIS-SMITH, D.W.
Food distribution in the New Hebrides
Canberra, The Australian National University, 1980. Paperback. xii+268 pp. Black & White images. Conditie: Good, With maps.
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Book number: 7091
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MEDHURST, G
Calculations and Remarks, tending to prove the Practicability, Effects and Advantages of a Plan for the Rapid Conveyance of Goods and Passengers upon an Iron Road through a Tube of 30 Feet in Area, by the Power and Velocity of Air
London, D.N.Shury, 1812, First edition. Paperback. 18+(2) pp. No images. Conditie: Good, First edtion, half-title, advertisement leaf at end, some light spotting and soiling, ex-library copy with old ink stamp at head of half-title and foot of title, sewn in original blue wrappers, soiled and frayed, preserved in modern cloth drop-back box. First proposal for an atmospheric railway . Medhurst proposed an airtight tube made of "iron, brick, timber, or any material that will confine the air 6 feet high, and 5 wide [which] will admit of the carriage wheels to be 5 feet 10 inches in diameter, which must turn four times round in a second to go fifty miles per hour". The carriage was to be only slightly smaller than the tunnel. Although his scheme was never built he foreshadows the system developed by Samuda and I.K.Brunel which involved "a tube made of iron twelve inches in diameter, having a moving box or piston to fit and move freely within side"` and which had the advantage that the passengers would be "unconfined, and in view of the country". It was a large scale version of the pneumatic tube systems later used over many years for cash transportation in large retail stores. .
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Book number: 6658
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MEEK, C.K.
The Northern Tribes of Nigeria. An Ethnographical Account of the Northern Provinces of Nigeria Together With a Report on the 1921 Decennial Census
London, Oxford University Press, 1925. Hardcover, met stofomslag. xviii+312, viii+277 pp. Color Illustrations. Conditie: Good, Rare to find this set with Dustjackets. Dustjackets with some damage. Some pages unopened. With three large folding maps, two of which are in colour. Contents include history and traditions, ethnic types, hunting, fishing, bee-keeping, production of silverthread and glass, leather making, totems, marriage (ncluding marriage of slaves and women with children), lycantrophy (the belief that one can change into an animal), Islam, worship of ancestors, fetishism, human sacrifice, headhunters and cannibalism, languages, music instruments, etc..
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Book number: 6529
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MEIDINGER, KARL VON
Des Hrn. Anton Gouan Geschichte der Fische, welche derselben äussere und innere Beschaffenheit und in Klassen und Ordnungen abgetheilte Gattungen enthält
Wien, Joseph Gerold, 1781. 21,5, Hardcover. (24)+312+(42) pp. Engravings. Conditie: Good, Some wear to marbled boards, a little bit of foxing, contents in good order for age.. With four fold-out plates with multiple illustrations of parts of the anatomy of fish. Ichtyologie Fish Vissen.
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Book number: 9415
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MIESSNER, B.F.
Radiodynamics. The Wireless Control of Torpedoes and Other Mechanisms + 2 photo's
New York, D. van Nostrand Company, 1916. Hardcover. v+206+47+(1) pp. Black & White images. Conditie: Good, Included are two photo's which appear on pages 196 and 197 (fig. 111 and 112). I assume they where used for the publication of this book. Book contains parts about wireless control of mechanisms, infrared, the guidance of torpedo's, etc. On page 86 there is an illustration of a wireless-controled airship. Also illustrations of submarines..
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Book number: 6509
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MILLER, W.R.S.
Reflections of a Pioneer
London, Church Missionary Society, 1936. Hardcover. 227 pp. Black & White images. Conditie: Good, Book about the north of Nigeria, Hausa. Some foxing, but in good condition considering its age.
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Book number: 6543
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MILNE, J. HOGARTH
Great Britain in the Coronation Year. Being a historical record of the crowning of Their Imperial Majesties King George the Fifth and Queen Mary together with a chronicle of the various clerical noble naval military diplomatic and civil personages attendant thereat illustrated by scenes and portraits from contemporary photographs
London, W.H. Allen & Company Limited, nd (1914). 32 cm, Hardcover. xv+478 pp. Black & White images. Conditie: Good, Beautiful gilt binding in full marocco. Slight wear to binding. Ex libris John Ponsonby. George the Fifth, King of Great Britain and Emperor of India, was crowned in 1911. Heavy book.
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Book number: 8486
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MIRBEAU, O.
Le jardin des supplices. 1/90 copies on Annam with 3 suites
Paris, Javal et Bourdeaux, 1927. 33 cm, Paperback. (8),XVII,(1),204,(4) pp. Engravings. Conditie: Good, Limited numbered edition of 538 copies, this being number 77 printed on Annam of which there where 90 printed. With 3 suites of 11 engravings plus 1 suite of a rejected engraving so 36 engravings in total. In loose leaves as issued. Text and decorations printed in black and green. Engravings by R. Freida depicting very striking and disturbing torture scenes. With remnants of boards of a slipcase. Cover protected by transparant paper, this transparant paper with loss and yellowed. Cover with a little wear and a slight split at the bottom of the spine. Contents still good. More photo's available upon request.
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Book number: 10538
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MITCHELL, PHILIP
African Afterthoughts
London, Hutchinson, 1954. Hardcover, met stofomslag. 287 pp. No images. Conditie: Good, Dustjacket with some small tears.
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Book number: 6545
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MONEY, D.C
Introduction to Human Geography
London, University Tutorial Press Ltd., 1973. Hardcover, met stofomslag. vi+325 pp. Black & White images. Conditie: Good, With inscription by author and three added letters by the author. Also an invitation for a meeting of the Powys Society. "The emphasis is firmly on man in his environment; the physical, economic, historic, and social factors influencing his settlement and activity patterns are discussed; simple mathematical analysis and use of models are introduced and the value of various methodological approaches outlined".
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Book number: 7407
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MOORE, DECIMA & GUGGISBERG, MAJOR F.G.
We Two in West Africa
London, William Heinemann, 1909. Hardcover. xvi+368 pp. Black & White images. Conditie: Fair, Binding with wear and partially split along spine. One page loose. Missing page 79/80, text added as a computerprint. Subjects include Sekondi, Accra, traveling by train through the Goldcoast, Tarkwa, goldmines, Dunkwa and Obuasi, Coomassie, Bompata, Abetife, etc..
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Book number: 6606
€  90.00 [Appr.: US$ 109.39 | £UK 78 | JP¥ 11907]

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